Exciting Comics #v4#2 (11)
(July 1941)

Pines, 1940 Series
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Volume
4
Price
0.10 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly with the exception of May, August, November
On-sale date
1941-05-27
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Better Publications, Inc.
Editing
Ned Pines [as N. L. Pines] (president)
Color
color
Dimensions
standard Golden Age US
Paper Stock
glossy cover, newsprint interior
Binding
saddle-stitched
Publishing Format
was ongoing

Issue Notes

Some info verified using a DCM scan (http://digitalcomicmuseum.com/)

The on-sale date is from the publication date recorded in the Catalog of Copyright Entries, Part 2, Periodicals, 1941, New Series, Vol. 36, No. 3.


[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

The Black Terror / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Elmer Wexler
Inks
Elmer Wexler
Colors
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
The Black Terror [Bob Benton]; Tim [tim Roland]

[Don't miss...Captain Future] (Table of Contents: 1) (Expand) /

Captain Future / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[Framed for Murder] (Table of Contents: 2)

The Black Terror / comic story / 14 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Elmer Wexler (signed)
Inks
Elmer Wexler [as El Wexler] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
superhero
Characters
Alderman Peters (villain, introduction, death)

[Captured by the Sea Raider] (Table of Contents: 3)

Larry North, U.S.N. / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Ted Crane in the Persian Gulf (Table of Contents: 4)

Ted Crane / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

[The $75,000 Briefcase Snatch] (Table of Contents: 5)

The Mask / comic story / 8 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Toomey (villain, introduction, death); Preston (villain, introduction); Brant (villain, introduction)

[The Stolen Pollbooks] (Table of Contents: 6)

Jim Hatfield, Texas Ranger / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Teddy Talks (Table of Contents: 7)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Jackson Cole
Letters
typeset

[The Murder of William Morton] (Table of Contents: 8)

Dan Williams, Private Investigator / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
detective-mystery

[The Plastic Surgery Gang] (Table of Contents: 9)

The Sphinx / comic story / 7 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Smart Boy (Table of Contents: 10)

text story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Sam Brant
Letters
typeset

Characters
Jimmy Blue

[The Supply Hijackers] (Table of Contents: 11)

Sergeant Bill King / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 12)

Harvey / comic story / 0.5 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Kin Platt [as Kin] (signed)
Inks
Kin Platt [as Kin] (signed)
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Hm...That Miser Wilbur's Coming Out...
Genre
humor; children

[Doc Strange The Mightiest Man On Earth] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Doc Strange / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. [no title indexed]
    The Black Terror
  2. 1. [Don't miss...Captain Future]
    Captain Future
  3. 2. [Framed for Murder]
    The Black Terror
  4. 3. [Captured by the Sea Raider]
    Larry North, U.S.N.
  5. 4. Ted Crane in the Persian Gulf
    Ted Crane
  6. 5. [The $75,000 Briefcase Snatch]
    The Mask
  7. 6. [The Stolen Pollbooks]
    Jim Hatfield, Texas Ranger
  8. 7. Teddy Talks
  9. 8. [The Murder of William Morton]
    Dan Williams, Private Investigator
  10. 9. [The Plastic Surgery Gang]
    The Sphinx
  11. 10. Smart Boy
  12. 11. [The Supply Hijackers]
    Sergeant Bill King
  13. 12. ["Hm...That Miser Wilbur's Coming Out..."]
    Harvey
  14. 13. [Doc Strange The Mightiest Man On Earth]
    Doc Strange
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